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A Healthy Thyroid Means a Healthy Body

One of the most important glands in your body is the thyroid. This butterfly-shaped gland within the neck has a major influence on just about every single cell. It also contributes to metabolism regulation and plays a role in several of the body’s physiological processes. Thus, if your thyroid levels are not in balance, a [...]

Add Some Healthy Garam Masala to Your Meal

Indian cuisine has developed something of a reputation for being adventurous cuisine. These dishes are known for their colorful qualities as well as the strong flavors, largely due to the common use of rich spices. Among these spices is garam masala. Garam masala is a combination of a pair of Indian words meaning “hot” and [...]

Depression May Have Ties to Diet

Millions of adolescents age twelve to seventeen have dealt with the effects of depression. Although it can be caused by a number of factors, one that tends to go overlooked is diet. A diet containing lots of processed or unhealthy foods, for example, may be contributing to the depression. The potassium and sodium levels of [...]

Quercetin May Be More Than Just a Supplement

As the body’s first line of defense against foreign bacteria and infections, keeping the immune system in tip-top shape through proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle is fundamental. However, there are also supplements that can assist with boosting the system’s defenses. Let’s use quercetin, for example. It is a natural antioxidant found in foods like [...]

Poor Oral Hygiene Could Mean a Greater Risk of Cancer

Are you looking for another strong reason to start brushing your teeth on a regular basis? How about this: daily brushing may help minimize the risk of developing mouth or stomach cancer, according to a new finding at the Harvard T.H. Chan Public Health Institute. While studying thousands of people over two decades, scientists found [...]

Holistic Lifestyle in a COVID World

As cases of coronavirus surge in the United States, the sharp rise reinforces the importance of practicing safety measures and ensuring that your immune system is receiving the nourishment it needs to keep its defenses strong. Some recent developments also provide evidence on the importance of consuming the right vitamins and minerals. For example, a recent [...]

The Power of Leucine

Sarcopenia is the name given to a type of muscle loss that’s most often caused by leading a largely sedentary lifestyle. It mostly affects adults in their 60s and beyond and its development can also be caused by the food a person consumes. As you probably know, muscles require protein to remain strong and healthy. [...]

Save Big with Our New Patient Offer

Now that we are officially opened again for business, we are excited to welcome our new and loyal patients to Holistic Dental Center New Jersey. We’ve taken extra measures on top of our existing ones to make the experience as safe as possible, which you can read more about by checking out our Re-Opening Health Protocols: [...]

The Healthy Digestive Effects of Chicory

Chicory is a versatile herb that can also make for a healthy addition to your meals. It is packed with essential vitamins like A, C, E, and more and it is also infused with minerals, including zinc, manganese, iron, and calcium. Chicory also has a dietary fiber called inulin capable of assisting with digestion. Though [...]

Fight Coughs With the Power of Honey

Honey is one of those versatile foods that has seemingly infinite uses. However, it also deserves a spot in your medicine cabinet. When dealing with a pesky cough, studies increasingly show that honey may be just as potent in suppressing the cough as an over-the-counter solution. The medicinal qualities of honey go back centuries to [...]